Glass art exhibit announced (Photos courtesy of Bowen Center for the Arts)
A busy month at the Bowen
Glass art exhibit
The Bowen is pleased to announce the month long exhibit of glass art from April 28 to May 25, 2018. This show will feature over 20 instructors and students from Dunwoody’s Spruill Center for the Arts. Works featured include stained glass, blown glass, fused glass and mosaics. From delicate to durable or wall hangings to useable, these works of art bend light and color in all forms.
The public is invited to the opening reception on Saturday, April 28 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Bring friends and family to meet these hard working artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres and refreshments and stroll through the glass menagerie.
Glass harp concert by Brien Engel scheduled
Glass harp concert with Brien Engel
On May 11, 2018 at 7 p.m., the Bowen is featuring an evening glass harp concert with Brien Engel performing. Brien Engel of Pine Lake, Georgia will create an intriguing and educational demonstration that combines glass and music and its origin and process. He also relates historical stories of the inventive process of musical instruments, including the physics and scientific background of sound. Prepare yourself for a unique and entertaining experience of musical ambiance. Tickets for this performance are $10 and can be purchased online or at the Bowen.
Critters juried art show & festival
Call to vendors. On Saturday, June 2, the Bowen is featuring the Critters Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Arts and crafts vendors may reserve their spot by May 19, 2018. Booths are $35. The show features the Dawson County Humane Society and their wonderful community support. The Humane Society will have pet adoptions and boutique pet supplies on site. Various vendor booths will feature handmade arts and crafts. Food and refreshments will also be available.
All Bowen exhibits are free and open to the public. The Bowen Center for the Arts is located at 334 Highway 9 North, Dawsonville, just north the historic square next to Lanier Tech. Visit www.BowenArts.org or call 706.216.ARTS (2787) for more information.